Directed by Michael Curtiz. With Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains. In Casablanca in December a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
In Vertigo, his first title sequence for Alfred Hitchcock, Bass shot an extreme close-up of a woman’s face and then her eye before spinning it into a sinister spiral as a bloody red soaks the screen.
1963 Czech poster for THE GENERAL (Buster Keaton & Clyde Bruckman, USA, Designer: Vladimír Fuka Poster source: Terry Posters Apparently Buster was known as “Frigo” in Czechoslovakia.
Crime in the East End has been rife for centuries.
Vampyr - Carl Theodor Dreyer’s
oldhollywood: “ Haxan/Witchcraft Through the Ages dir. Benjamin Christensen) (film online here) “Officially banned outside of Sweden for decades due to graphic imagery and an unabashed anti-clerical theme, Häxan has grown into a cinema legend.
Sunset Boulevard Classic Cinema series Directed by Billy Wilder. With William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson. A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
Wild Strawberries dir: Ingmar Bergman After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence.